Disseminated tuberculosis

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Lawson

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Chronically ill man.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
X-ray

Multiple miliary lung nodules.

Right paravertebral soft tissue swelling suggesting spondylodiscitis +/- right psoas abscess.

CT

Bilateral miliary nodules with a basal predominence.

MRI

Multi-level vertebral body enhancement with sparing of the discs.

Axial images again demonstrate the psoas collection. No epidural components.

Case Discussion

Proven Tuberculosis.

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Case information

rID: 25295
Case created: 18th Oct 2013
Last edited: 27th May 2016
Tag: tb
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